Department Scholarships


 

Amy Shelton and V.H. McNutt Endowed Presidential Scholarship

Recipients will be selected primarily on academic excellence; need may also be considered as determined by the Department Scholarship Committee.
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Award: Amounts vary
Deadline: September 24
ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

  • Current Undergraduate, enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours/semester) or
    Graduate enrolled full-time (9+ credit hours/semester)
  • Major: any in the Department of Geological Sciences
  • GPA: cumulative 3.0 (4.0 scale)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Mrs. Parvathammal Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship will be given to the student with the best academic performance during the past year as determined by the Department Scholarship Committee.
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Award: Amounts vary
Deadline: September 24
ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

  • Current Undergraduate, enrolled full-time (12+ credit hours/semester)
  • Major: Geology
  • Preference will be given to a female student as long as women make up less than 50% of the students enrolled in the undergraduate Geology program

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Southwest Gem and Mineral Society Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence and needs as determined by the Department Scholarship Committee.

Award: Amounts vary
Deadline: Not accepting applications at this time
ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

  • Geology major or
    Graduate student who has applied and been accepted to attend summer field camp.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Dr. James O. Jones Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence, need, and excellence of the proposal as determined by the Department Scholarship Committee.
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Award: Amounts vary
Deadline: Not accepting applications at this time
ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

  • Major: Geology
  • Must have applied and been accepted to attend geological field-based instruction (e.g. summer field camp) or geological field based research

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

San Antonio Geophysical Society Research Scholarship

Award: $300 - $1000
Deadline: Fall: September 24  •  Spring: TBA
ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

  • Current Undergraduate or Graduate working in the area of geophysics or geology
  • Major: any in the Department of Geological Sciences
  • GPA: cumulative 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • Preference will be given to graduate students conducting geophysical research. In the absence of a sufficient number of graduate applicants engaged in geophysical research, the funds will awarded to graduate students conducting field work for geological research. Undergraduates are eligible if engaged in field research.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

South Texas Geological Society (STGS) Scholarships

The following three (3) scholarships are awarded by the South Texas Geological Society (STGS).
STGS offices are located at 900 N.W. Loop 410, Suite D-100, San Antonio, TX 78209. The contact person is Ms. Doreen Brooner at 210-822-9092.

Jones-Amsbury Research Grant

Application made to the STGS
Award: Up to $1000 to support student (undergraduate and graduate) research directly related to the geology of South Texas
Deadline: Varies - Awards are made by April 1

Field Camp Scholarship

Application made to the STGS
Award: Up to $1500 for summer field camp expenses
Deadline: March 31

Chairman's Award

The award goes to a "meritorious, needy, or otherwise qualified student" as recommended to the chair by the Department Scholarship Committee.
Name submitted to the STGS
Award: $500
Deadline: Before the end of April

 


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